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With the release of his solo debut, "Metalusion" (due out April 5th), guitarist Glen Drover, best known for his precision and power playing with Megadeth and Eidolon, "blends the venom and attack of modern metal and the technically demanding musicianship that defines the classic jazz-rock genre."
The instrumental, 10-track album features five original compositions and metallic- edged interpretations of material composed by musical giants Frank Zappa, Al DiMeola and Jean-Luc Ponty.
"Metalusion" presents a side of Drover's musical identity that the metal community has rarely witnessed, while boasting diverse yet highly cohesive tracks. "Each song should sound as though it was meant to be included on the record," says Drover. "Nothing should seem as though it's out of place."
Assisting Drover are a number of special guests, including Nevermore's power metal/prog metal guitarist Jeff Loomis, Opeth's and Talisman's axe man Fredrik Åkesson, veteran Steve Smyth of the Bay Area's Forbidden, Ohm's guitar hero, Chris Poland (Megadeth) and classical metal master Vinnie Moore of UFO.
Here's the tracklisting for "Metalusion":
1. Ground Zero Special Guests - Chris Poland and Vinnie Moore
2. Frozen Dream Special Guest - Steve Smyth
3. Egyptian Danza [Al DiMeola Cover]
4. Colors Of Infinity
5. Illusions Of Starlight
6. Don't Let The World Pass You By [Jean-Luc Ponty Cover] - Special Guest - Fredrik Akesson
7. Mirage [Jean-Luc Ponty Cover] - Special Guest - Jeff Loomis
9. The Purple Lagoon [Frank Zappa Cover]
10. Filthy Habits [Frank Zappa Cover]
Dysrhythmia have announced the following tour dates:
October 16 - Wallingford, CT @ Wallingford American Legion Hall w/ Cerberus Shoal
October 21 - New York, NY @ Lit Lounge w/ Behold...The Arctopus, Battle Torn
October 22 - Philadelphia, PA @ Khyber w/ Mouth of the Architect
October 26 - Binghamton, NY @ Ra'nelle's
October 27 - Washington, DC @ The Warehouse Next Door
October 28 - Charlotte, NC @ The Milestone w/ The Kickass
October 30 - Huntsville, AL @ Club Hate w/ Torn Asunder
October 31 - Baton Rouge, LA @ Northgate Tavern w/ Pistols at Dawn
November 1 - Lafayette, LA @ The Renaissance Club
November 2 - Little Rock, AR @ Downtown Music w/ Two Spines
November 3 - Shreveport, LA @ Lil Joe's
November 5 - Arlington, TX @ The Phoenix
November 11 - Los Angeles, CA @ The Good Hurt w/ OHM
November 12 - San Francisco, CA @ On Six Gallery w/ Totimoshi
November 14 - Aptos, CA @ Aptos Club
November 18 - Dubuque, IA @ Busted Lift
Megadeth lead-guitarist, Chris Poland and his band OHM: have just finished up their second record on the Rotten Records subsidiary, Blacknote Records. While the bands first release had more of a "stop on a dime precision" and laboratory sterility, this record has more of a live, natural and organic feel to it. Recorded at the bands Glass House Studios, with tenured co-producer Petar Sardelich, this record promises to be the most innovative and staggering work that Chris has ever laid onto tape. Chris says, "This record is more like you would hear OHM: live, we just let the machines roll and we played…" A release date of Tues. October 18th has been set for this record.